Please plan to join us for a special breeder education seminar presented by Dr. Rick Kessler, DVM, on Factors Affecting Reproduction. More detail coming soon!

Lunch included.

Date: Monday, April 15th

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Pre-Registration Required, Cost: $15

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Dr. Rick Kessler, DVM - Rick Kesler D.V.M is now a Senior Service Veterinarian with Royal Canin in the corporate affairs office. His duties meld well with Royal Canin’s philosophy of sharing knowledge to all breeders. He graduated with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Iowa State University.  He has worked with and in the breeder world for six decades now. It all started with his duties of feeding and cleaning his mother’s kennels. Since graduation he has practiced in the field of reproduction working with breeders of cats and dogs across the country. For a very long time his interest in Neonatology has fueled his practice.  He has lectured throughout the United States and also internationally, writing for journals dedicated to pets and being a consultant to breeders.  He also has served as consultant to two large veterinary distributorships in the United States.  Dr. Kesler has worked diligently to reduce the incidence of Brucellosis throughout the world. He is a co-author of Best Practices for Breeders regarding Brucellosis published by the USDA.  He lives with his wife Julie in Kansas and spends his precious free time cooking new dishes with Julie, bicycling and reading Civil War books.